Race Day Details

Full List of Events, Information and Milestones

Check here for all of the important details, dates, times and regulations for the upcoming 7 Mile Bridge Run.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

The date for the 41st Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run will be on April 2, 2022.  Registration is ONLINE ONLY.

Registration opens on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 beginning at 6:00 AM. Anyone can register on this date, but we are only able to accept 1500 entries and the field fills very quickly.  You must show a PHOTO ID when picking up your bib number that matches the same address you used to register.

Early Registration opens for MONROE COUNTY, FL RESIDENTS ONLY on Thursday, January 27, 2022 beginning at 6:00 AM.  To qualify as a Monroe County Florida Resident, you MUST use a Monroe County, FL address that matches your license when you register. You will be disqualified with NO REFUND if you register on January 27th  without this qualification. There are a limited amount of entries available for LOCALS ONLY who register on this date. You must show a PHOTO ID when picking up your bib number that has the same address you used to register. If unsuccessful on January 27, Monroe County residents may also try registering on February 1, 2022.

Packet pickup will ONLY be on Friday, April 1, 2022 until 8:00 PM so be sure you can personally be there. You MUST pickup your own packet.

We plan to use Runsignup.com for registration, so prior registration of an account there will help to expedite your registration. Registration fee will be $75.00.

** *You can trust we will make every effort to make this year’s run a safe and fun run.  Details about mitigating COVID controls and race details will continue in the coming weeks and months leading up to registration and the race.**

SAFETY NOTICE

During the race, runners must remain alert for the presence of emergency vehicles. At all times the eastbound (left) lane of the 7 Mile Bridge is OPEN FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLES. All runners should keep to the right of the center line of U.S. 1 for their own safety.

AID STATIONS

Aid stations will be available along the course, providing water and wet sponges. Emergency assistance will be by race official or ham radio operator. Read the enclosed health care information carefully. This is important.

HEAT WARNING

All runners should be aware of the possible effects of hot weather on a distance runner. These include heat stroke, heat exhaustion and muscle cramps. The symptoms are:

a. Dizziness

b. Dry skin – no sweating

c. Redness

d. Nausea or cramps

e. Goose bumps on chest or arms

f.  Incoherent speech and thought

If you develop any of these symptoms, stop running and, if necessary, seek assistance.

NOTE: Average March/April temperatures range from a high of 82° F to a low of 73° F. Runners should be prepared for high humidity and temperatures.

RACE DAY

We hope to make the 41st Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run a fun and safe event for everyone.  We have had to be creative with some changes from the usual.

  • Race Day Details Coming Soon

Read Thoroughly Before Registering

You must pick up your own number and present a photo ID (no exceptions).  If you registered early as a Monroe County, FL resident you must present a photo ID that matches the address you used when you registered (no exceptions).  NO REFUNDS

RACE TIME

TBD, April 2nd, 2022

ENTRY FEE

$75.00, NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE for any reason. All proceeds go to children’s organizations. There is no rain date or other postponements due to weather or for any other reason mentioned in the Waiver of Liability.

RESTRICTED ITEMS

NO CRANK WHEELCHAIRS, ROLLER BLADES, ROLLERSKATES, SKATE BOARDS, BIKES, BABY STROLL­ERS OR PETS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE COURSE.

NUMBER PICK-UP

  • Packet pickup will take place at The Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club (1996 Overseas Hwy) on Friday, April 1st only
  • Packet pickup will use a drive thru format
  • Runners must remain in their vehicles at all times when interacting with volunteers
  • Packet pickup will begin at 12:00pm and will end at 8:00pm
  • Runners must pickup their own numbers and must present photo identification that matches the address used when registering, along with the race registration confirmation that is emailed to runners

 

SCORING

This race is being timed with the State of the Art Chrono Track Timing System. Each participant will have their timing B tag placed on the back of their bib number. DO NOT REMOVE or bend this B tag. On race day, runners are asked to pin their race number to the front of their t-Shirt ONLY. If possible, please do not pin it to running shorts.  Each participant will have two timing B tags on the back of the race number which will record start and finish time.  Make sure these tags are not folded, bent, or removed from the race number. Once taken off it cannot be placed on the  bib again and expected to work. For further information:   www.splitsecondtiming.com

REFRESHMENTS

There will be plenty of FREE BEER, Bio Stell, water and Pepsi products available after the race at Isla Bella.

DIVISIONS

Top 3 male/female overall winners, M/F overall Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master plus age division winners, 3 deep. Note: Overall winners and Master divisions are not eligible for age group awards. Age groups include for Men and Women: 12 and under, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 & over. Wheelchair Division 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

RESULTS

TBD

Have a Great Race!

Isla Bella Beach Resort

One Knights Key Boulevard, MM 47
Marathon, FL  33050
www.islabella.com

 

Located just steps from the finish line of the 7 mile bridge run featuring oceanfront accommodations with every room.  Save off your stay by clicking here.

Faro Blanco Resort & Yacht Club

1996 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida, 33050
305-743-1234
website

Set on Marathon’s waterfront and easily identifiable by its historic lighthouse. A full-service marina, 125 rooms, and a restaurant maintain our status as the premier resort in the Florida Keys.  Save off your stay by clicking here.